New HIV infection topped 500,000 in SA last year

20 July 2016 - 08:15

More than half a million South Africans contracted HIV last year. Although South Africa had recorded a slight decline - about 0.03% - in the average number of infections between 2005 and 2015, hundreds of thousands of people are still being infected each year, according to a report released yesterday by the Global Burden of Disease collaborative network.

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